Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight
Who won Eggington vs Theophane?
Sam Eggington beat Ashley Theophane by technical knockout in the 6th round on Friday 11th December 2020 at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios in Worcestershire.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).
Eggington vs Theophane stats
Sam Eggington stepped into the ring with a record of 28 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Ashley Theophane made his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 7 loses and 1 draw, with 11 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Eggington had a massive power advantage over Theophane, boosting at 61% knock out percentage over Theophane's 28%.
Sam Eggington was the younger man by 13 years, at 28 years old.
Eggington had a height advantage of 4 inches over Theophane. That also extended to a 5-inch reach advantage.
Both Sam Eggington & Ashley Theophane fought out of an orthodox stance.
Eggington was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 13 less fights, and made his debut in 2012, 9 year and 3 months later than Theophane, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 102 less professional rounds, 223 to Theophane's 325.
Eggington vs Theophane form
Sam Eggington had stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Ted Cheeseman on 1st August 2020 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex, United Kingdom.
Previous to that, he had defeated Orlando Fiordigiglio on 19th September 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Tuscany Hall, Toscana, Italy.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Liam Smith on 30th March 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
Before that, he had lost to Mohamed Mimoune on 7th October 2017 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Manchester Arena, Manchester.
He had beat Ceferino Rodriguez on 13th May 2017 by knockout in the 10th round at Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham, Afghanistan.
Ashley Theophane had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Adrien Broner on 1st April 2016 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA World Super Lightweight championship fight at DC Armory, Washington, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Steve Upsher Chambers on 12th September 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Mahonri Montes on 30th April 2015 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Miguel Zuniga on 12th December 2014 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.
Hehad won against Daniel Calzada on 30th August 2014 by unanimous decision in their 8 round contest at Palms Casino and Resort, Pearl Theater, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Sam Eggington had been fighting more than Ashley Theophane.
Going to this contest, Sam Eggington had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 2 days ago, while Ashley Theophane's last outing had been 5 years, 8 months and 2 days ago.
Eggington's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Theophane's last 5 fights had come over a period of 7 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
What time did Eggington vs Theophane start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM GMT at Fly By Nite Rehearsal Studios, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, which was 5:00 PM EST or 2:00 PM PST on the West Coast of America.
Who broadcast Eggington vs Theophane?
Eggington vs Theophane was broadcast on Channel 5 in the UK.
What were the odds on Eggington vs Theophane?
Sam Eggington was a 3/25 (-833) favourite going into the contest, while Ashley Theophane made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.